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Climate challenge for the Congo Basin

Tree planting plan
  • Life on the riverbank
  • Before the storm?
  • Heavy losses
  • Dry season woes
  • Health concerns
  • Less water, fewer fish
  • Adapting to climate change
  • Exploring the options
  • Tree planting plan
  • Forest protection

Tree planting plan

During the workshops, the community decided to reforest the riverbank and plant a 'green belt' around their town. The trees will store carbon and at the same time, act as a buffer against increased flooding and violent winds.

picture credit: © Ollivier Girard/CIFOR

 

 

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